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May 11, 2012 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD

May 8
A residential burglary: Occurred on Deerwood Terrace sometime today. Entry was made via the kitchen window.

At 10:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to investigate a missing 41 year-old male adult who did not show up to pick up his daughter earlier in the evening. He was found collapsed inside his residence on Sausalito Drive. He was pronounced by FFD. Officer N. Johnson investigated and CSI R. Smith processed the scene.

At 11:18 p.m.: officers were dispatched to Pennsylvania Avenue because the reporting person heard a noise, looked outside and saw a man down. Officers arrived and found the 78 year-old male in front of his residence with a single gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to San Jose Regional but died en route. An apparent suicide note was located. Officer Blass investigated and CSI Foster processed the scene.

At 2 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence at Chinaberry Common because the occupant reported someone kicked in his door, set off his alarm and was inside the house. Officers established a perimeter and a search team. The garage door was found unlocked but the interior of the residence was secure. In the end, no sign of forced entry was located. Officer C. Tang investigated and Sgt. Tegner supervised.

May 9
A residential burglary occurred in the 4700 block of Porter Street. The resident left for about two hours. Entry was through an unlocked rear window. Loss is laptops. No suspect information. Investigated by Officer Valdes

Officers responded to 5100 block of Ridgewood Drive on a report of an in-progress residential burglary after a neighbor reported seeing a male jump over a fence and flee the area. When officers arrived, they confirmed the home had been burglarized. Attempts to locate the suspect by officers, detectives, and a canine were negative. The suspect was described as a black male adult, 25 years old, wearing a blue jacket and sweat pants. The loss was a purse and cash.

Officers responded to the Dollar Store, 4949 Stevenson Blvd., on a welfare check of two infants left inside a vehicle alone. Detectives Sanchez and Farmer arrived and located a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old locked inside the vehicle. The detectives broke a window and were able to remove the infants. The mother was contacted near the vehicle and she stated she locked her keys in the car after she placed the infants in their car seats.

A strong armed robbery occurred at Balboa/Thornton when two adult Hispanic males in their 20's took a woman's purse from her. The suspects ran northbound, getting into a red older sub-compact 4-door vehicle which was last seen westbound on Balboa. Witnesses can ID the vehicle and the suspects.

Street Crimes Officers Farmer and Sanchez conducted a vehicle stop and arrested a 19 year-old male for possession of methamphetamine. While in the unmarked patrol vehicle, the male was able to slip his cuffs to the front of his person and roll down the window. He then jumped out of the vehicle and was chased by Officer Farmer on foot. Patrol units responded and set a perimeter. The male was eventually taken into custody near Fremont Congregational Church off of Blacow Road. (Note: the car was parked when this occurred)

Two minutes before Grimmer TOGO's closed, the clerks were robbed at gunpoint by a Black adult male in his 20's, 5'05," thin build. He took money from the register and also stole currency from the employees' purses and fled on foot southbound on Grimmer.

May 10
Officer Ceniceros investigated a commercial burglary at Frys. Officer Singleton located the suspect a few businesses north. A 31 year-old male was identified and arrested.

What started as a man down call, resulted in a felony hit & run at Extended Stay Warm Springs. The male sustained major injuries. Traffic units handled investigation. Suspect vehicle is an older white Ford sedan.

At approximately 10:25 p.m., two victims were robbed while walking near Logan Drive and Sundale Drive. A wallet, backpack with a laptop and cash was stolen. Suspect #1 pointed a black pistol at the victims while suspect #2 held a knife. Suspect #1: white adult male, late teens/early twenties, black bandana across face, 59, thin-medium build, dark clothes. Suspect #2: white adult male, late teens/early twenties, black bandana across face, 56, thin build, dark clothing. Area checks were negative. Investigated by Officer Valdes.

Officers were dispatched to AM/PM Mini Mart on Cushing Parkway because of a male in a vehicle with an infant that appeared to be living in the car. Officers arrived and contacted a male and a female. Both were under the influence and unable to care for the infant. A DEC (Drug Endangered Children) case was initiated and after medical clearance, Child Protective Services took custody of the infant. The adults were arrested for child endangerment and drug influence.

Officers were dispatched to Serpa Court at 6 a.m. because the reporting party found an adult male inside her vehicle with the ignition punched. The male fled. Officers responded and set up a perimeter. Multiple calls provided updated suspect locations so officers were able to focus their perimeter and search. Ultimately, a male was caught by Officer Butcher after a short foot pursuit.


May 9
A patron reported at 6:48 p.m. that his green 1997 Toyota 4Runner was stolen while parked and locked in the parking lot between 7:20 a.m. and 6:50 p.m.

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